Student Web Assistant Part Time Position Open

Part-time position open:
URI Undergraduate Student Web Assistant
Metcalf Institute |
105 Coastal Institute
1 Greenhouse Road, Kingston RI

Start: Fall 2019
Duration: academic year and summer 2019-2020
Hours: ~10 hours per week
Salary: URI student hourly rate

Metcalf Institute offers programs and resources for journalists, scientists and science communicators to promote improved public engagement with science and environmental issues. More at

The Web Assistant will help with updating the content on the Metcalf Institute website in the new URI template. We are looking for a student who is responsible, organized, able to work independently and to function as an important member of the Metcalf Institute team, with these traits:

  • Experience with WordPress or willing to self-teach
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and problem-solve web related issues
  • Some computer coding experience preferred
  • Knowledge of UI/UX for web design preferred
  • Ability to communicate efficiently for offsite work

This position is for an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, or junior in any URI degree program. 

To apply
, send your resume and a statement of interest in the position to Katharine McDuffie, Metcalf Institute Program Director, at by September 6, 2019.